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National Geographic judges have made their decision and this year’s National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year has been named!

The results of the of the Year Contest are now in, with grand-prize winner Sergio Tapiro Velasco set to receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galápagos Archipelago with National Geographic Expeditions, for his incredible shot of lightning striking the erupting Colima Volcano in Mexico. You can check the winners and honorable mentions here, from three categories: Nature, Cities, and People.


Explore the prize-winning National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year photos and download stunning wallpapers for all your devices. Share your favorite pictures with your friends and see the judge’s top picks.